NAPM-Missouri Ozarks, Inc. Employment Opportunities
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NORTHWEST MO STATE UNIVERSITY:
Northwest Missouri State University is seeking applications for the position of Buyer II. Essential functions include: Research and develop specifications; Prepare bid solicitations; Request proposals and appropriate contract terms and conditions that include new technology or unique equipment; Develop selection and award determination; Confer with university departments regarding requirements, specifications, and deliveries; Advise departments on purchasing policies and procedures and provides vendor sources; Conduct Pre-Bid Conferences and Bid Openings; Create bid tabulation spreadsheets; Perform detailed analysis of bids and proposals to determine bid responsiveness, including use of weighted guidelines; Insure strict compliance with specifications on advertised procurements; Promotes competition and elimination of details that may cause delays in delivery; Prepare and conduct prevailing wage bids—monitor payroll records and pay applications; Process telephone and written bids; Monitor supplier contract compliance and performance; Analyze requests for extensions and amendments to existing contracts and makes recommendations of approval or alternative solutions; Perform supplier evaluations and measures supplier performance; Develop plans for service improvements and implement corrective actions as required; Issues change orders occasioned by changes in specifications, changed site conditions, or defective specifications; Approves contract payments; Enter purchase orders on automated system; Take appropriate action to expedite delivery or performance when required to meet changes in the University’s mission; Coordinate return of defective or incorrect material and appropriate credit from suppliers; Perform clerking and other functions for surplus auctions; Coordinate standardized bid documents and forms on computer; Collect data and prepares year-end graphs and reports; Coordinate delivery and installations of supplies; Perform the normal duties of receipt, inspection, and acceptance at Central Receiving while filling in for assigned employees; Assume responsibility for all procurement actions in other commodity areas when filling in for other buyers due to vacation, sickness, overload, etc.; Participate in strategic planning; Work independently within established procedures, including coordination and resolution of problems that are well precedented; Responsible for carrying out recurring assignments for exercising judgment in the selection of supporting data, industry sources, and contracting techniques to be followed; Major deviations from precedents are discussed with the supervisor; Perform duties and responsibilities with the use of established policies and procedures; and Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications include: Bachelor degree or combination of experience & education; Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) Certification or willingness to work toward certification; Experience with Microsoft Office Professional package software (Windows, Word, Excel, Access, etc.); Working knowledge of office machines; Strong organizational and customer relations skills; Ability to function efficiently with minimal supervision; Ability to work alongside other employees; Ability to supervise student labor; Demonstrate a sense of discretion when dealing with confidential matters. To Apply: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking http://agency.governmentjobs.com/nwmissouri/default.cfm to reach our employment opportunities listing. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Oct 22, 2012 Deadline: November 2, 2012
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT-PROCUREMENT OFFICER - PURCHASING DIVISION
The City of Lee’s Summit is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Procurement Officer in the Purchasing Division. Purchasing is responsible for the oversight of competitive procurement for all City departments. Duties will include preparing bid specifications, administering and negotiating bids and contracts, resolve disputes, conflicts and protests from vendors and departments. Conducts trend cost savings/avoidance analysis, ancillary research on supplier markets and provides departmental presentations on analytics findings as required. Assists with redistribution and disposal of surplus property. Minimum requirements are two years purchasing experience and completion of college courses in purchasing, business, marketing or related field. Public sector experience and CPPB certification preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience or a minimum of two years public purchasing experience will be considered. Hiring range low to mid $30’s annually DOQ plus an excellent benefit package. An application form must be completed and may be obtained in Human Resources, City Hall, 220 SE Green, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063, 816-969-1040, or at www.cityofls.net. Application deadline is November 2, 2012. EOE.
University of Central Missouri seeking applicants for Assistant Director, Procurement. Reviews and coordinates complex purchase requests, including requests for quotes, bids, proposals, complex one-time orders, and complex multi-term orders in accordance with university policies and the state of Missouri procurement guidelines. Independently handles a variety of projects for purchases up to $2,000,000.00 and beyond. Prepares complex construction contracting solicitations and assists in enforcing state prevailing wage statutes on construction projects. Leads and guides the work of assigned buyers. Assists in the development of procurement policies / procedures and handle the day to day business operations of the procurement department. Acts as the Procurement Director when required and represent the Director as required. Confers with the Director on matters of departmental strategy and budget. Provides procurement services with an expectation for high levels of customer focus to a wide range of end users. Manages and executes the most complicated procurement projects and also handles small dollar, routine inventory and informal quotes. Additional duties will also require public relations, training, tradeshow participation and demonstrations, and other tasks as assigned. Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field required. Three years experience in procurement required. Previous supervisory experience required. Direct governmental or higher education procurement experience preferred. Previous experience with complex construction contracting solicitations preferred. Completed UCM online application for employment, cover letter, resume and list of three references required. Priority will be given to applications received by 10/1/2012. For further qualifications/application procedures visit our web site at jobs.ucmo.edu or call 660-543-4255. AA/EEO/ADA
Murphy-Brown LLC, a leader in the pork industry, is seeking an individual that can perform the following tasks:
• Direct and manage Warehouse operation to ensure accurate ordering, receipt, distribution and transportation of products and materials.
• Manage general office, coordinate direct purchase orders with customers, suppliers and Accounts Payable.
• Desire to manage a small group of people
• Make independent decisions.
• Effectively communicate to SR Buyer and other staff.
• Pre-employment drug screen
• Minimum 4-year degree or equivalent of 2 years work experience in a Business Related Field
• Previous management experience preferred
• Must have valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
• Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• JD Edwards and AS400 experience are preferred
Qualified applicants who want a challenging career opportunity, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package can fill out an application and submit a resume at the local Job Service or at:
Murphy Brown LLC
1420 E Murphy Mill Rd
Nevada, MO 64772
Email resume to: email@example.com
800-834-1220 ext 42413